World Potato Congress Industry Award Recipients
Agosto 23, 2015
The official Closing ceremonies of the 9th World Potato Congress at Yanqing, Beijing, China, were highlighted by the presentation of the triennial Industry Awards. The awards recognize outstanding personal contribution and leadership, related to development and progress of the global potato industry.
Dr BP Singh, CPRI: Potato important for Nutritional Security of India.
Enero 19, 2015
On the opening day of the India International Potato Expo on Thursday, Dr BP Singh, director, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, said potato played an important role in the nutritional security of the country.
United States Potato Board Tests the Waters in Emerging Market of Burma
Octubre 09, 2013
Food industry buyers and professionals in Burma received their first taste of U.S. frozen and dehydrated potato products with the United States Potato Board’s (USPB) participation in the U.S. Food &Beverage Agent Show.
9th World Potato Congress to be hosted by Yanqing County of Beijing City, China
Julio 27, 2013
David Thompson, President of World Potato Congress Inc., recently announced that Yanqing County, Beijing City, China, has been selected as the site of the 9th International World Potato Congress to be held July 28-30th, 2015.
Ban on 'junk food' near schools in India?
Noviembre 06, 2012
The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order on a petition that seeks ban on carbonated beverages and junk food in school and colleg...
Lotte Mart (South Korea) now offers table-stock potatoes imported from the United States
Mayo 08, 2012
Lotte Mart, with 93 stores nationwide (the 3rd largest retail group in Korea), started to sell US fresh table-stock potatoes in all stores on April 20, announcing the new product in their in-house paper and in their newspaper ads.
World Potato Congress welcomes International Advisor representing India
Marzo 28, 2012
Allan Parker, President and CEO of World Potato Congress, Inc., announced the appointment of Dr. Bir Pal Singh, Director of the Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India, to the organization’s International Advisory Committee.
Improving incomes and nutritional health in Bangladesh through potato, sweetpotato, and vegetables
Diciembre 06, 2011
Poverty affects 40 percent of people in Bangladesh, and malnutrition is among the highest in the world, with 56 percent of preschoolers underweight. In an effort to combat these alarming numbers, the International Potato Center (CIP) is launching a ne...